James Dillon

About James Dillon

James Dillon is Business Development Manager at Exponential Training and has over 5 years experience working with current and aspiring Managers, Coaches and Consultants. James works with both past and potential clients in order to help them find the right training & development solutions to meet their specific needs. You can contact James or connect through LinkedIn.

Latest Posts by James Dillon

Which Qualification is Right for Me?

James Dillon / 3rd October, 2013

which qualification is right for me "Should I do the Award, Certificate or Diploma? Which Level should I do – 3, 5 or 7? What's the difference between an NVQ and a VRQ?." Choosing the right qualification might look to be tricky, but with a little knowledge and help it can be quite straightforward. Every day I get asked lots of different questions from people not sure which is the right qualification for them. So I thought it would be useful to share some of  the most common...

Are You Working on Your Mission?

James Dillon / 15th August, 2013

true north Assuming you have mission statement, do you know what it is? How are you working on it right now? How did your team contribute to it today? And how do you know how you have contributed to the achievement of it this month? As Business Development Manager at Exponential Training I know the value of having a clear mission statement. We view our mission statement as the ‘guiding light’ of our business plan - or as Covey calls it our 'True...

How do the Management Skills of European Managers Compare?

James Dillon / 26th August, 2012

Small Medium Sized Enterprises (SMEs) make up over 90 per cent of employing organisations in all European countries: they are critical to the economy and have been identified as playing an important role in the re-generation of the European economy. SMEs face numerous challenges including: access to markets and expertise, tight cash flow, difficulties raising finance to invest and how to build their management capability to support the...

Why Choose a Distance Learning Qualification?

James Dillon / 24th January, 2012

The two major barriers preventing individuals from studying are time and money, which is why we design our programmes to be affordable and time efficient. With Exponential Training there are no expensive books to buy as our comprehensive and practical learning modules have been written to cover the entire syllabus. There is no travelling to and from college or university as you can complete the online modules in the comfort of your own home or...

How to Manage your Email – Part 2

James Dillon / 24th October, 2011

This is Part 2 of a two part guide to managing your emails covering email content and what should and should not be included within an email to ensure it is effective. Managing the Content of Emails The major problem with what we put in our emails is the fact that people interpret information in different ways. This is why managing the content of your emails is important to ensure your email are effective. To show an example of this,...

European Piloting Opportunities

James Dillon / 28th September, 2011

Exponential Training & Assessment has a unique opportunity for individuals within the UK to take part in two European pilots. As you may or may not already be aware, Exponential Training & Assessment Ltd is currently involved in two European projects through the Leonardo da Vinci Life Long Learning programme. The first of which involves developing a structured coaching programme to assist companies to build their inherent capabilities...

How to Manage your Email – Part 1

James Dillon / 15th September, 2011

Emails have changed the way that we communicate over the past 50 years. Most managers will say they get too many emails and have difficulty managing them. Managing the Content of Emails This story is Part 1 of a two part “How to” guide on managing your emails. The first part will focus on managing the process of sending and receiving emails whilst the second part will cover content management and what should and should not be included...

Exponential Training is More than Just a Family Affair

James Dillon / 25th August, 2011

Despite being 5,000 miles apart, 23 August marked Exponential Directors John and Michelle Moore’s 25th Wedding Anniversary. Michelle arranged for John to be presented with a special anniversary card whilst he was delivering training in Mongolia. The card was presented by Oyunjargal Tsendbazar , National Director of the BAS Mongolia Programme on the second day of the Certificate in Management Consulting Essentials (CMCE) workshop. John...

Perspectives 360 Piloting Commences in Europe

James Dillon / 19th August, 2011

European Piloting Commences on the New Version of Perspectives 360 Degree Online Assessment System. Perspectives 360 is a simple and effective 360 degree assessment system designed to benchmark the skills of managers. Already used by organisations in the UK such as Business Link, Perspectives 360 has been further developed ready to support the benchmarking and development of managers across Europe. Work to develop the Perspectives 360 system...

Update: Funding Opportunities for SME’s in England

James Dillon / 16th August, 2011

The Leadership and Management Advisory Service (LMAS) was set up to help employers identify and fund development opportunities for their senior leaders. Leadership and Management Advisory Service New funding up to the value of £1,000 is now available for Leadership and Management development. The aim of the LMAS is to foster the leadership and management skills of senior staff so they can make full use of their workforce and accelerate the...